10 Patriotic Films That Are A Must Watch For Every Indian

We all love watching patriotic films, don’t we? Even if it’s not a republic Day or an independence day, watching a patriotic film with our family is the perfect way to spend time with them. Patriotic films not only awaken the feeling of patriotism in our hearts but also give us an insight into what happened in our history and how our country has marked its presence in the global running. 

Airlift was one such film starring Akshay Kumar that included patriotism, drama, action, suspense and history. It was set up in 1990 when Iraq invaded Kuwait. The film was a package of all the necessary qualities and genres and indeed woke a sense of patriotism in our hearts. 

Below we have compiled a list of 10 films that will awaken a sense of patriotism and give you an insight into our Indian history. 

Uri- The Surgical Strike

This film is based on the most successful covert operation that India launched against the roguish terrorist attacks on the Indian Army at the Uri base camp. 

Source: IMDb

Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran

Do you know when did India become a nuclear country? Parmanu is a film based on India’s operation to achieve the position of being a nuclear country during the tenure of Atal Bihari 


Source: Hindustan Times


Kesari is based in 1897 when 21 Sikhs battle down 10,000 Afghans to prevent their Saragarhi fort from being invaded by the Afghans. This captivating film is a must watch. 

Source: The Print

LOC: Kargil

This suspenseful, thought provoking and historical film showcases the Kargil War where 1000 men from the other side crossed the Line of control which separates India and Pakistan. 

Source: Hindustan Times

Madras Cafe

Vikram who is an Indian intelligence agent goes to Sri Lanka for a secret mission where he finds himself in a conspiracy to kill the former PM of India. The film deals with civil war and ideology of militant groups. 

Source: The Times Of India


Neerja is based on a true story about Neerja Bhanot, an air hostess who sacrificed her life to save 359 passengers who were hostages on the Pan Am Flight 73 in 1986.

Source: Hotstar

The Legend of Bhagat Singh

The legend of Bhagat Singh is a biopic on Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh who fought till his last breath for the independence of our nation. 

Source: Rotten Tomatoes

Mission Kashmir

A captivating film in which an Indian soldier adopts the sole survivor of a family while pursuing a terrorist. Later the son gets to know about what the stepfather did and unfortunate events unfold. 

Source: IMDb

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji was Shivaji’s military leader who set out to recapture the fort Kondhana after the mughal leader Aurangzeb recruits Udaybhan to take control of the fort. 

Source: Hotstar 

Namastey London

Namastey London is a film in which an Indian villager goes to London and stuns everyone with his English as he stands up for the humiliation he received there. 

Source: IMDb
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